Institute of Dentistry - Barts and The London

School of Medicine Athena SWAN Team

The Self-Assessment Team (SAT) is made up of a group of individuals working in various roles across the School of Medicine. Our current mission is to carry out the actions and initiatives we have pledged to meet in our Silver Athena SWAN document [PDF 6,086KB]. The SAT meet every two months, and we all have allocated roles. 

The School of Medicine Athena Swan Working Group members are:

Name Title Staff type Institute
Angus Cameron  Senior Lecturer  Academic BCI
Sheila Olendo Barasa PhD student PG Student BCI
Chinedu Anthony Anene Post-Doctoral Researcher  Academic BCI
Matthew Caley Post-Doctoral Researcher  Academic Blizard
Olga Eleftheriadou Post-Doctoral Researcher  Academic Blizard
Melanie Smuk Lecturer in Medical Statistics Academic Blizard
Adrienne Milner Lecturer in Global Public Health Academic Blizard
Natalie McCloskey Institute Manager  Professional Blizard
Chris Newby  Lecturer   Academic Blizard
James Winch Teaching Laboratory Coordinator Technician Blizard
Helen Bintley Lecturer Academic IHSE
Maria Hayfron-Benjamin Senior Lecturer  Academic IHSE
Mangala Patel  Reader/Senior Tutor Dentistry  Academic IOD
Nasema Uddin SMD Research Deanery Manager Professional Research Deanery
Elizabeth Micakovic EA to VP Professional VP HEALTH
Laura Simpson  Athena SWAN Coordinator  Professional VP HEALTH/ IHSE
Lou Metherell Professor, PI research  Academic WHRI
Helen Storr Reader in Paediatric Endocrinology Academic WHRI
Shafaq Sikander Lecturer Academic WHRI
Oleg Blyuss Statistician (fixed term) Academic Wolfson
Ruth Dobson Clinical Senior Lecturer Academic Wolfson
Steve Thornton  Professor & Vice Principal Academic VP HEALTH
Sandra Eldridge Professor  Academic Blizard

Download the TOR here:


Download previous submissions here:  
Athena SWAN 2014 Application [PDF 1,956KB]
Institute of Dentistry's submission

Although part of the same faculty, Medicine and Dentistry have separate Athena SWAN submissions.